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Small Hospital Spotlight: One-on-One with Wyoming Community Health System IT Director Jane Beechler
With its carrot-like incentives, HITECH has placed severe demands to adopt EMR and CPOE. And while paying for such systems is difficult, inducing clinicians - especially independent physicians - to use them can be the highest hurdle to jump. One institution grappling with these challenges is Warsaw, N.Y.-based Wyoming Community Health System, comprised of a 63-bed acute care hospital, a 12-bed mental health facility and a 160-bed skilled nursing facility. HCI Editor-in-Chief Anthony Guerra spoke with IT Director Jane Beechler about her plans for clinical IT implementation and adoption.
One-on-One with New Hanover Regional Medical Center SVP & CIO
Southeastern North Carolina-based New Hanover Regional Medical Center is the ninth largest healthcare system in the state, with a dedicated team of 4,400 employees, 565 physicians and 800 active volunteers. Anthony Guerra had a chance to chat with Avery Cloud about just how HITECH is affecting his plans.
One-on-One with Cayman Islands Health Services Authority CIO
Until recently, Dale Sanders was vice president and CIO of Chicago-based Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation. His first day on the job as CIO of the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) turned into a trial by fire, as the Conflicker virus prompted an emergency shutdown of all HSA's major systems. Sanders spoke with Senior Associate Editor Daphne Lawrence about that experience - and about his new island life.
One-on-One with Northeast Hospital Corporation VP & CIO
Northeast Hospital Corporation (NHC) represents the acute care hospitals of Northeast Health System Inc., an integrated network of hospitals, behavioral health facilities, long-term care and human service affiliates for the Massachusetts North Shore. Recently, Anthony Guerra had a chance to talk with CIO Robert Laramie about his work to strengthen NHC's infrastructure so point of care applications are always available.